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A straight re-buy is a recurring purchase decision in
which a customer simply repurchases a good or service that has performed satisfactorily in the past.
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Select the scenario that best illustrates B2B marketing in action.
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Joe is watching TV and sees a commercial for the new Ford truck.
Michelle is reading a whitepaper created by TXM Automation Co. titled How Automation Can Save Your Company Money.
Sarah drives to work and see a billboard for Tower Law Offices.
Matt is on Twitter and sees a Promoted tweet that reads: Dreaming of a Big Deal? Get any size coffee + donut for just $2!
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B2B sales cycles are typically short because the purchasing decision is an emotional buy.
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The executives personal brand is an important factor for B2B marketing.
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Which statement is true?
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B2B marketing is typically long sales cycle with high sales volumes, low value and short term relationships.
B2B marketing is typically short sales cycles with low sales volumes, high value and long term relationships.
B2B marketing is typically long sales cycles with low sales volumes, low value and long term relationships.
B2B marketing is typically long sales cycles with low sales volumes, high value and long term relationships.
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When an organization is looking to reduce expenses, it is typically the marketing budget that gets cut first.
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It’s most important to have a message that focuses on the features of your product when creating a campaign.
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Perfectionism is very objective and all marketers should strive for perfect.
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One of the best ways to prevent yourself from living in the past is to be a watchful consumer, paying attention to how companies are marketing and selling to you and emulating those best practices.
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Measurement and data is not as important as brand awareness and obtaining awards for your creativity.
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Every element of marketing campaigns can be tested including the target audience, offers, benefits, messaging, media, copy and graphics.
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Select the item that best showcases an example of a company that is focusing on what doesn’t matter.
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Jim’s Widgets are redesigning their website because they have a goal to increase the conversion rate of online orders by 15% this year.
Peterson Phillips are preparing for their next trade show. Last year the booth was 10′ x 10′ and this year, they are considering expanding to a 20′ x 10′ booth.
Orbital Inc. is preparing an email campaign to upsell their current customers on the new accessories line that is available.
Elite Systems has evaluated the source of new business from the last 3 years and determined that paying for ads in Plastics Magazine did not generate any new opportunities, so they are cancelling the advertising contract.
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The definition of business-to-business marketing is the organizational purchase of goods or services to support production of other goods and services for daily company operations or for resale.
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Marketing and Sales are typically separate functions within a company and best practices are to keep the marketing people focusing on marketing while the sales people focus on sales. No need for the two functions to communicate.
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ADS’s marketing team is focusing on content marketing for 2018. ADS creates custom point of purchase display systems for retail stores across the US. They also offer a catalog of prefabricated display systems. The goal of the content marketing strategy is both brand awareness and lead generation. Select the strategy that would best suit them.
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The marketing team at ADS will focus on creating lots of blog posts (targeting 2 new posts a week) about the different products that they offer because the search engines love content. In addition, they will share each blog post on Facebook and Twitter on a weekly basis to keep pushing the message out.
The marketing team at ADS will focus on leveraging the CEO’s LinkedIn profile since he is well connected. Once a week the CEO will post an article on LinkedIn about the benefits of point of purchase displays.
The marketing team at ADS will focus on producing three quality whitepapers. Each topic will resonate with a pain that the industry faces and will be an educational tool. Once someone signs up for the whitepaper, they will then be part of a drip email campaign that nurtures the lead and has compounding value in its messaging.
The marketing team at ADS will make a lot of YouTube videos that demonstrate the display systems in use. These videos will then be shared on other social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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Thought leadership and education is typically how a relationship starts in B2B.
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When asked, where do you typically start your research for a future business purchase, most respondents answered Google.
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Which statement is true?
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B2B buyers usually know a lot about your company before they even contact you.
B2B buyers typically make buying decisions based on the lowest price in the bidding process.
B2B buyers don’t use social media.
B2B buyers expect you to cold call them if you want to win their business.
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Crowdsourcing is only effective in the B2C marketplace.
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Consistency pays off in B2B marketing. Always-on B2B marketers see better resus than discrete campaigns
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How many people on average are now involved in the buying decision process in B2B organizations?
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Which statement about a SWOT analysis is true?
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Strengths and Weaknesses are external; Opportunities and Threats are internal.
Strengths and Opportunities are internal; Weaknesses and Threats are external.
Strengths and Weaknesses are internal; Opportunities and Threats are external.
Strengths and Opportunities are external; Weaknesses and Threats are internal.
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Strengths within a SWOT analysis might include:
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Expertise, financial security, reputation in the marketplace
List of competitors, resources your company does not have
A new market to target, market trends
Upcoming tradeshows, advertising metrics
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Every B2B sales process is the same.
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Content can have an impact on the buyer’s decision to purchase from the vendor.
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Which statement is not a true statement about content marketing?
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Content marketing engages prospects well before they are ready to buy.
Businesses should utilize content marketing to offer their expertise.
Content marketing should include product pitches and self-endorsement.
Businesses should identify the pain points with a customer and utilize content marketing to solve those pains.
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Content marketing is only effective in the awareness stage of the buying process.
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When creating content for your marketing, you should remain a generalist and only share information that will be attractive to the masses.
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The definition of marketing research is any activity that involves gathering and/or evaluating information to be used to assist the business decision-making process.
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The most effective content to create should always come from the CEO.
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